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Thursday 02/23/2012, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Join as You go Knitting with Lily Chin
Most knitters avoid seaming like the plague. When working garment pieces or different colored strips, sewing seams is daunting. Learn how to join as you go for many situations, including edgings. Join a new piece to the left of an existing piece, to the right of an existing piece, or to the top or bottom of an existing piece.
Yarns from homework, appropriate needles, including circular and double pointed needles of same size used in homework, and homework swatches.
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Swatch 1: With #4 or 5 (worsted or chunky weight) yarn and appropriate needles, make swatch of 12 sts in stockinette st in stripes of 2 rows color A and 2 rows color B for about 16 or 18 rows, bind off.
Swatch 2: With #4 or 5 (worsted or chunky weight) yarn and appropriate needles, make a stockinette swatch of 12 stitches for about 16 or 18 rows, bind off.